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Sounds of the Kiez: Mobile Field Recording Workshop

19. June 2014 @ 13:00 - 17:00


Learn to compose “on the fly” mobile field recordings, with host Antye Greie-Ripatti

In this participatory workshop, led by artist Antye Greie-Ripatti [aka AGF], we explore the philosophical and technical possibilities of field recordings as a tool for adding variety, space, identity and integrity to composition or sound art.

The workshop concentrates on mobile recording, with a field trip through the Brunnenviertel either in groups or individually. Afterwards, recordings and results will be listened to together, discussed and assembled into an audio work to be published online.

13:00-14:00: Introduction to the art of mobile field recording and the technical process
14:00-15:00: Fieldwork [trip outside collecting sounds]
15:00-17:00: Post-production, including uploading data to a sharing site [option for a “mix-tape” compilation]

Language: German and/or English, depending on participant preferences. The host speaks both languages and translations can be offered on request.

Requirements: Participants are requested to bring headphones and a recording device. Portable recorders such as ZOOM or Tascam are very welcome, as well as mobile iOS devices such as iPad and iPhone. At the beginning of the workshop the host will suggest the best Apps for each device to record and compose, as well as demonstrating how they work. All ages are welcome to attend.

Time: Thursday 19 June 2014, from 1pm – 5pm

Location: SUPERMARKT, Brunnenstr. 64 [U8 Bernauerstr. or U8 Volta Str.]

Cost: 11 € per person


About the host: Antye Greie-Ripatti aka AGF aka poemproducer is a mixed media artist, composer and poet. Born in 1969 and raised in East Germany, she worked 15 years in post-wall Berlin, and now lives and works in Hailuoto, Finland. The focus of Antye’s work includes the relationship between language and sound, audio-visual live performance, digital communication, sound installations and curating in public and social space.


Photo: Antye Greie-Ripatti, by Lumi Charlotte Ripatti

Sounds of the Kiez: Mobile Field Recording Workshop


19. June 2014
13:00 - 17:00